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An Elderly Gentleman’s View of Bereavement

Alright, here goes. I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbours, and a host of other folks. I have no children, and I can’t imagine the pain [...]

2020-03-10T16:33:54+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Shared Experiences|Comments Off on An Elderly Gentleman’s View of Bereavement

Christmas Memorial Tree 2019

Rowland Brothers and our associated branches in Selsdon, Addiscombe and Orpington have been privileged to serve you, and we are aware that the approaching season of Christmas can be difficult to cope with. We would like to help you through the season in a small way by suggesting you might like to place a small [...]

2019-12-13T16:04:52+00:00December 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Christmas Memorial Tree 2019

Are You Struggling With Grief This Winter?

The cold weather can have an impact on our mood. Less sunshine and more dark evenings can make us change our normal social activities and we could end up feeling isolated. A lack of vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, can affect our immunity which often makes us poorly. Layer on a bereavement and this time [...]

2019-11-22T12:39:24+00:00November 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Are You Struggling With Grief This Winter?

The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior: A History

Lying in Westminster Abbey since 1920, the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior is not just a lone soldier from the war. It is a National Act of Remembrance, representative of all those we lost in the Great War. A Reverend on the front lines, Reverend David Railton, was the first to establish the idea. He [...]

2019-11-08T10:40:10+00:00November 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior: A History

Anger in Bereavement – How Counselling Can Help

Article from Counselling Directory Anger is a common, normal response to bereavement. We get angry when we cannot control what is happening to us. It can be one of the most confusing feelings during bereavement, and is at the root of many problems in the grieving process. If anger is not expressed in a safe way it [...]

2019-10-09T09:28:33+00:00October 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Anger in Bereavement – How Counselling Can Help

Multiple Losses: How to Cope with Loss & Change

Article from Grief In Common When I first started facilitating bereavement groups, I sort of assumed that people would be coming for help for “just” one loss. Of course one loss is more than enough…it’s already too much. Yet so many grievers I met were experiencing multiple losses. And while in most of my writings the word “loss” [...]

2019-09-26T14:06:48+00:00September 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Multiple Losses: How to Cope with Loss & Change